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FOX Business
Apr 3, 2013 7:00pm EDT
obama takes stage in colorado pushing gun control in front of denver police props. some of those denver police men are not too happen about being used as a backdrop for the president. we'll take it up with chris stirewalt and joe trippi, next we have a lot to talk about. lou: president obama tonight in san francisco on billionaire's row kicks off first wave of fundraisers for the democratic congressional campaign committee 2015 midterms, earlier the president was in denver, joining us chris stirewalt. and joe trippi. let's start with ifby may, the fact that u.s., is under imminent threat by the north korean dictator, ji kim jong-unf a nuclear attack, chris, i don't understand how we got to this place, i have heard just one elected official, peter king, say we should respond reemptively. >> you know the deal for north korea is they in the past, it has been a predictable pattern, they misbehave, and get bribed, and the kim family stays in power longer. it was a family business for dad and his grandfather, io surely they are waiting for the bribery too come, sooner or later you figure it w
FOX Business
Apr 3, 2013 10:00pm EDT
further word to you as soon as we can. returning to president obama in denver, using backdrops, police officers for his ongoing campaign against guns, chris stirewalt. at who point does president hear the police officers who say, they are tired as being used add props for his campaign purposes? >> politicians of all parties and all stripes do these kinds of things, this is a little distasteful, but when you cross the line, and do it with law enforcement officers, especially as there are we heard today, officers who have real complaints about it it makes something generally icky to something distasteful. this is a danger that president has brushed up against before, but today it looks like he has a problem with that. lou: joe trippi does not look -- by this. >> i remember a president with an aircraft carrier with a mission accomplish sign. >> there was not a good move. >> chris is right, presidents, do this. president props, come on. but. i do think that fact is that 94% of police chiefs support background checks. something like 87% of the american people, and 74% of the nra members sup
FOX News
Apr 2, 2013 10:00am PDT
. >> reporter: tomorrow, president obama will visit a police academy in the denver area and will try to drum up support for improving the background check system. mr. obama is expected to travel to connecticut on monday to press congress to act. despite the push, lawmakers are struggling to find support for universal background checks and other measures. >> megyn: mike, thank you. mark who you heard from got national attention when he questioned the rush to pass gun control laws in the wake of newtown and the lack of discussion of what he called mental health issues. he gave dramatic emotional testimony in january only a month after losing his 6-year-old boy. >> criminals by definition break the law. what we experienced in sandy hook, did they break the law? of course they broke the law. is one more law, i don't care if you named is james' law, i don't want it, i want responsible legislation, it needs to be simple, it needs to be enforced, it has to have as a tenet individual accountability. >> well, now connecticut is getting ready to vote on what is being described as the most restrictive set
CNN
Apr 3, 2013 2:00pm PDT
the breaking news. >>> also, president obama surrounded by police. their role, and his fight in colorado. >>> and cnn's ted turner gets mitt cal. a message for the president if the brand-fu interview. >>> i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> back it our top story this hour, the breaking news out of north korea. it says it's finalized, yes, finalized plans for a nuclear attack against the united states, warning that war could break out, in their words, any day. even before that announcement, the united states ordered ballistic missile defenses to guam as a precaution. the u.s. has thousands of troops on the island of guam. defense secretary chuck hagel is calling north korea a clear danger after weeks of escalating threats. let's discuss what's going on with president clinton's secretary of state, now the former secretary of state madeleine albright here in "the situation room." madam secretary, thanks for coming if. >> good to be with you. >> listen to the fu defense secretary. >> they have fu cheer capacity now. they have missile delivery capacity now. and so as they ha
MSNBC
Apr 4, 2013 7:00pm PDT
legislators. the newtown connecticut police department, vipt biden and president obama. >> we have come together in a way that relatively few places in our nation have demonstrated an ability to do. in some senses, i hope this is an example to the rest of the nation. certainly to our leaders in washington who seem so deeply divided about an issue such as universal background checks, where the country is not divided itself. >> so joy reid, as of tonight, the nra now stands with syria, iran and north korea. >> yeah, and i think it's kind of fitting. because in a way what the nra has been proposing is to turn the united states into a series of sort of armed camps. each with its own warlords wielding the kind of weaponry you do see in war-torn countries. they are literally calling to arm teachers with ar-15s. they think that is the solution to the problem of potential school massacres. but i think what you're also seeing here, there is sanity at work in this process. and it's taking place in the states. and specifically in the states that have had the two most high-profile massacres in rece
FOX News
Apr 2, 2013 8:00am PDT
: tomorrow president obama will visit a police academy in the denver area and will try to drum up support for improving the background check system. white house aides say the hope is keeping guns out of the hands of criminals and others who shouldn't have them. >> what need to be done is action that improves that system, that closes loopholes to an existing system. we are not talking about creating something that doesn't exist yet, we are talking about refining and improving it to insure that those who should not have weapons cannot obtain them. >> reporter: leading republicans say the problem is the u.s. does not properly enforce laws already on the books. >> here is what i want america to know if you fail a background check in this country what happens to you, absolutely nothing? one 10th of one percent of the people who nailed a background check get prosecuted. >> reporter: despite the push lawmakers are struggling to find the votes on capitol hill for universal background checks. jenna: the national debate continues. we'll focus a little bit on the state. mike, thank you. >> reporter:
FOX News
Apr 4, 2013 8:00am PDT
obama begins the second day of fundraising. during a denver police academy yesterday before heading west. he attends private events today in california in hopes of helping democrats win back the house of representatives and hold onto the senate in next year's midterm elections. watchdogs are blasting the president for taking part after promising campaign-finance reform during his first term. ed henry is live from the white house. does this suggest that the president can work with congress right now? >> it has been getting earlier for both cards as they try to fight it out. he had two events last night, two events today, the president. law-enforcement officials, talking about gun control, saying that he wanted to work with republicans to find common sense and common ground on some of these gun-control measures. that sounds like a contradiction, although the white house spokesmen insist that raising money for democrats will also work for republicans and that is not appropriate. >> to do the kinds of things that we need to do to reduce gun violence, enhancing our energy independence while i
FOX News
Apr 3, 2013 2:00am PDT
. >> president obama barack obama continues his pressure campaign on a reluctant congress to pass federal gun control legislation. he's heading to colorado to meet with police and local lawmakers displaying a gun control package signed into law by governor john hick looper, yet his arguments are supposedly full of stale statistics. 40% of all gun purchases were made without a background check, but that number is almost 20 years old. >> why wouldn't we want to make it more difficult for a dangerous person to get his or her hand on a gun? why wouldn't we want to close the loophole that allows as many as 40% of all gun purchases to take place without a background check? why wouldn't we do that? >> that 40% bit was pulled from a study where 251 answered the question about where they got their guns. now we're hearing from groups like the washington gun association. members held a press conference yesterday offering a number of alternatives including allowing school personnel to carry firearms and more attention to those who are suffering from mental issues. >> the united states secret service, whe
CNN
Apr 3, 2013 10:00am PDT
place on friday. >>> president obama taking his fight for tougher gun laws on the road. he's going to speak at denver police academy, that's later today. and the white house says that the president believes that the country still supports new gun regulations after the shootings in newtown, connecticut. in colorado the president is going to meet with victims of the movie theater shooting in aurora and from the 1999 columbine massacre. next week he's going to take his campaign as well to hartford, connecticut. >>> well, the disgraced former governor of south carolina taking another step on his road to political redemption now. mark sanford won the republican primary runoff election for u.s. house seat yesterday. results showing him beating his opponent 57% to 43%. and now he faces comedian steven c colbert's sister in a minielection. many people thought sanford's political career was over when he admitted to an affair while he was governor. want to bring in our own candy crowley. candy, wow, what a political comeback story, yes? was this expected? >> well, yes. as a matter of fact he
NBC
Apr 4, 2013 7:00am PDT
with federal gun laws facing an uncertain future, president obama ramped up pressure on congress. >> we must do something to protect our communities and our kids. >> surrounded by denver police officers just miled away from the aurora theater where 12 lives were claimed last summer, the president called on congress to do what states already had, pass stiffer gun laws. >> every day that we wait to do something about it, even more of our fellow citizens are stolen from our lives from a bullet from a gun. >> despite the gridlock in washington, 60% believe laws covering gun sales should be more strict, but stiff opposition remains. on wednesday, there was a pro-gun rally in boston, and the nra continues their rally against gun control. >> a lot of times these issues in the states are more in their face, in the face of legislators. the governors are dealing with this every day. >> 87% of americans support expanding background checks, but even that faces a tough road in congress. as for connecticut, the governor is expected to sign the legislation into law later today. the president will visit that s
CNN
Apr 1, 2013 11:00am PDT
chasing someone have now come forward saying it was all part of a birthday party prank. police say there will be no charges against the pranksters. >>> and cnn has learned a key ambassadorship may be going to a kennedy. a democratic source says caroline kennedy has been asked to serve as united states ambassador to japan. the source says she is being vetted. back in 2008, her early endorsement of barack obama was a major boon to his first campaign for president. she delivered itwith her uncle ted. >>> check out this new picture of kevin ware, walking. just a day after he broke his leg at a very horrible injury. and it happened on live television. if you didn't see him get hurt, you're actually really lucky. it was one in which to cringe. it is very tough to watch. the reserve guard came down hard on his leg, snapping his shin bone. the bone broke through the skin and actually stuck out for all to see. it was so awful, of course, he screamed in pain, you're not going to see it in graphic detail, you can see the blurred image there. but just watching it, louisville coaches and player
Current
Apr 5, 2013 3:00am PDT
away much pizza. >> that's right. >> bill: president obama back in the white house after a quick little trip out to the west coast. went to denver first, remember meeting at the denver police academy, talking about gun safety and giving a speak there in denver. congratulating the colorado legislature on passing such tough gun safety measures and then on to the bay area for the last two days he was in san francisco for two fundraisers. and then down to just south of san francisco to atherton california a very wealthy enclave there i know well for two fund raisers. on monday we'll be going up to connecticut to talk about the connecticut gun-safety law signed into law by the governor yesterday, the toughest of any state in the nation so far. keeping his eye on what the president is up to glen thrush covers the white house for political. hello, glenn, good morning. >> hey, bill how are you doing? >> bill: i'm good. maybe the most con troe-- con trover shall thing the president has said camella harris was the best looking attorney general in the whole country.
KRON
Apr 2, 2013 7:00am PDT
and hit and run. police suspect he was under the influence of drugs did not disclose anything else about possible motives for what happens. >> president obama will be attending a couple of fund raisers right here in the bay area tomorrow. his first stop a reception at the home of democratic fund-raiser thomas steyer . and then the president will attend a $32,500 a plate dinner at a home of billionaire philanthropist ann and gordon getty. both events are fund raises for the democratic congressional campaign. president obama will then attend too more fund-raisers on thursday penna atherton . with the first stop of the day at a brunch at the home of lives simmons and mark heising. with tickets costing $32,400. in this last of will be $1,000 loss to the home of marcy and john goldman before leaving thursday afternoon. we will be back [ teen ] times are good, aren't they, kids? it's nice having u-verse, isn't it? see back in my day, we didn't have these newfangled wireless receivers. fangled? no, we watched march madness in the living room... that's where the tv outlet was. what is he talking
CNN
Apr 3, 2013 2:00am PDT
unveiling an nra report that suggests we should fight guns with more guns. it calls for more armed police officers, security guards, and staffers at every u.s. school. the nra also wants to loosen restrictions so teachers can carry weapons. but president obama is on the road pushing a very, very different approach. jim acosta has the latest. >> reporter: john and christine, later today in colorado, president obama will meet with victims and families of victims from the shootings at columbine and aurora. votes in congress on new gun control measures expected later this month, it's now coming down to a battle between president obama and the nra. in a hard push for new gun control laws, president obama is heading to two states still reeling from mass shootings. up first, denver, colorado, near the scene of the movie theater massacre at aurora, and where the president, one white house official says, wants to put the issue back on the front burner. on monday he goes to hartford, connecticut, about an hour from newtown. >> he believes that that passion, that urgency still exists around the coun
CNN
Apr 3, 2013 11:00am PDT
conference for you at the bottom of the hour as it happens on time. >>> president barack obama trying to rally support for his push to tighten the nation's gun laws by hitting the road. the president is set to speak at the denver police academy in about two hours. that's not far from the aurora movie theater where a gunman killed 12 people last summer. colorado lawmakers recently passed tough new gun laws including universal background checks and a limit on gun magazine size. president obama wants more laws nationwide. >>> to jake tapper, our chief washington correspondent and anchor for "the lead", he joins us now. so, jake, take us forward. what do you expect to hear from the president today? >> i think what you'll hear, don, is president obama call for congress in washington, d.c. to do what legislators in colorado have done, which is colorado, the president will say is a frontier state, a state that has a history and respect for gun ownership, but they did take some measures to add restrictions on gun ownership including universal background checks, expanding them and a ban on hig
CSPAN
Apr 3, 2013 9:00am EDT
, and that's live on c-span, gets underway at 12:30 p.m. eastern. >> president barack obama continues his push for stricter gun control today. is visiting colorado, where he will highlight that state's newly passed gun control measures. we will have live coverage of his remarks at the denver police academy. we will have that on c-span, and that is scheduled for 5 p.m. eastern this afternoon. >> gun control legislation was also a topic that came up yesterday during remarks by massachusetts congressman jim mcgovern. he was talking about his top reorders for the new congress at an event hosted by the woman's national democratic club. representative mcgovern, who co-chairs the house hunger caucus, also spoke about his efforts to reduce hunger and poverty. this is just under one hour. >> thank you. thank you very much for inviting me here. this is a very special place for a whole bunch of reasons, because it was at the woman's national democratic club that had my wife, lisa and i had our wedding reception back in 1989. and i haven't been back since. but we got off to a rocky start but we got m
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